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Exhibition of Polish Photographer Janusz Szczotka “Disappearing Crafts”

Exhibit Opening, “Disappearing Crafts”, Janusz Szczotka, photographer from Poland, Friday, February 23rd at 7:00 PM in the Polish-American Cultural Center. The exhibition will be open until March 4th. Free.

Janusz Szczotka is a master photographer born in Rajcza, Poland and now living in Zebrzydowice, Poland.
He has traveled throughout Europe with his work has been displayed in Poland, Norway, France and Bulgaria. He has also had exhibitions in Japan, Korea, Canada, and the United States.

He is perhaps best known for his award-winning picture “Winter Jewelry”, published in National Geographic Polska, No. 10 (73) October 2005. This picture was chosen from among 50,000 entries.
His publications include “Śląsk Cieszyński piękno i biznes”,Zebrzydowice 1997; “Cieszyn informator”, Cieszyn 1996; “Żory” Leyko Kraków, 199; ”Album Regionalny” Agencja Proma, 1996; and “Subregion Jastrzębsko-Żorski”, 1998.

Szczotka’s work has been displayed on over 800 postcards and 100 calendars. His work can also be seen in the publications for “Śląsk”, a world renowned national dance ensemble from Poland.

Janusz Szczotka's Schedule of Appearances &/or Exhibitions:

January 28- Exhibit Opening at Sts. Peter & Paul Croatian Church, Youngstown, 3:00 p.m.
February 4- Exhibit Opening at Butler Museum in Youngstown; artist talk with Polish Arts Society; concert of traditional Polish music.
February 5- Brown Bag lunch and Q&A with TRHS Photo Students, 10:15-11 a.m.
February 6- Artist Talk with Q&A for TRHS Photo III students, 7 p.m./ Topic: Portfolio themes/Exhibiting
February 23- Exhibit Opening at Polish Cultural Arts Center, Cleveland, 7:00 p.m.
March 2- Exhibit Opening in Philadelphia, more details TBA.
March/ April (date TBA)- Exhibit and gallery talk at Mocha Maiden upstairs gallery, downtown Akron. Details

Official Website: http://www.polishcenterofcleveland.org

Added by jrr03 on February 4, 2007